Mississippi State Hospital recently honored employees with June anniversaries for their years of service to the hospital, beginning with one year and followed by every fifth anniversary year. Employees receive a Certificate of Appreciation and a Service Award Pin. The program is sponsored by Friends of Mississippi State Hospital Inc. Recipients include, first row, from left, Dr. Susan Taylor of Madison, 5 years; Fran Strehlow of Brandon, 15 years; Dawn Kelly of Jackson, 20 years; Catherine Bennett of Canton, 10 years; Tomika Stewart of Jackson, 15 years. Second row, Christopher McCarthy of Brandon, 10 years; Nancy Valles of Pearl, 30 years; Takesha Evans of Jackson, 10 years; Jean Johnson of Richland, 40 years; Tammye Hutchins of Jackson, 25 years; Alicia Harris of Brandon, 15 years. Third row, Donnia Rozell-Bowles of Jackson, 15 years; Marie Bingham of Jackson, 40 years; Akila Moody of Edwards, 25 years; Bruce Parker of Jackson, 25 years; Gerald Sims of Jackson 5 years; and Jerone Lacking of Pelahatchie, 25 years.